This is a FREE educational day open to the public. It is a great way to update your knowledge of the specifics of Parkinson’s Disease and meet people who are fighting for a cure.
Join us at:
North Central Baptist Church:
8001 Northwest 23rd Avenue Gainesville, FL
Registration starts at 8:30, talks start at 9:30. Lunch will be provided during the “Ask the Doctor… LIVE” section.
Please RSVP to:
352-294-5434 — Amanda.firstname.lastname@example.org
Here’s our tentative schedule:
|8:30- 9:30||Registration in the Lobby||Feel free to look at the informational tables.||Coffee, tea and light breakfast available until 10:00|
Welcome – Michael Okun, MD
Administrative Director and Co-director of the Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration
At the University of Florida
– in Main Ballroom
Stockdale* Guest Speaker: Dr. Joseph Jankovic-Living with PD
Professor of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine
Hot Topic: Teri Green, RN- Duopa Gel Pump
(Carbidopa/levodopa intestinal gel pump)
|11:00-11:15||Break– water and drinks available|
Parkinson’s 101- Large Classroom
Experienced People with Parkinson’s – Main Ballroom
Dr. Sol de Jesus-
Medications for PD
Meredith DeFranco, Physical Therapist-
Hot Topics in PD
Dr. Leonardo B. De Almeida-
Hospitalizations- potential problems and potential solutions
David Vaillancourt, Ph.D.- Professor of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology
|12:30-1:15||Please return to the Main BallroomLUNCH- if you RSVP’d a special dietary lunch, please see Amanda Eilers.
Ask the doctor… Live!: Please write down your question and someone will come by and collect it.